Ryan Comins is a graduate of Oakland University. In December 2012 Ryan received his Bachelor of Science and Business Administration with a major in marketing and a minor in English. While attending school, he was a member of the marketing honor society Alpha Mu Alpha. Ryan was diagnosed with pervasive developmental disorder (otherwise not specified autism) at age 12. Through use social media and internet radio, Ryan uses his eloquent way with words to help raise autism awareness.
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Autistic Girl Sings "Firework" with Katy Perry
There are many class act celebrities out there. Katy Perry is one of them. A few days ago, Perry gave an 11 year old girl with autism a dream experience. Jodi DiPiazza, who was diagnosed with autism at age two, performed Perry's song "Firework" alongside the pop star in a performance that earned a standing ovation from the audience. The song itself, "Firework," speaks about overcoming challenges and finding a spark of passion even in the most difficult times. It is a song I can really relate to as an individual on the spectrum.
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